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a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? guilty as charged. jesse jackson junior tells a judge he's guilty of conspiracy in connection with a spending spree on donor's dimes. prosecutors say he spent $43,000 on a rolex. 9,500 on kids furniture and on furs. faces nearly five years in the slammer but he's not facing, at least yet, slamming in the media. why is that? judge napolitano is sounding the hip hypocrisy alert. >> we've seen articles in the blogs, papers come out tomorrow that, don't have d illinois after his name as you always see after the name of recently resigned public officials. jesse jackson jr. not a democratic congressman from the city of chicago, unlike when tom delay was convicted and you saw republican former majority from texas and duke cunningham. not the to minimize the crimes of one or maximize the other. >> but treat both the same. >> right. it's interesting how our colleagues in the media, especially the left flank, rejoice over the downfall of people they disagree with politically and try to not cover with great detail the downfall of thos
>> shepard: the former illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson, jr. signed a plea deal to set allegations he misused funds. the newspapers reporting that agreement includes significant jail time. don't know how they define significant. we'll know soon enough. congressman jackson stepped down from his post in november after he had been absent for months, citing inpatient treatment for the bipolar disorder, and also accused of using campaign money to fix his house and boy a $40,000 rolex. the plea deal also concerns a social acquaintance of the former congressman. what does that mean? i don't know. >>> it wasn't beyoncÉ. a jealous madonna or an angry niners familiar. the superdome's power company reports a faulty relay device called the blackout that delayed the super bowl for more than 30 minutes. the device worked just fine during the sugar bowl last month and other el 'er events but failed, so they're going to replace it. the new orleans mayor says the city still plans to bid on hosting the 2018 super bowl. >>> it's it for studio b this afternoon. a pretty good day on the do
. jesse jackson junior has been charged with spending $750,000 of campaign funds. the both of them now charged essentially with the kind of stuff that could land both in a lot of hot water and potentially jail if found guilty. >>> the in meantime, don't sneeze at this freeze. the house of representatives voting to extend a pay freeze to all federal employees despite the president's wishes and despite nancy. >> i don't think we should do it. i think we could respect the work we do. i think it's necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have awarded. >> the republican congressman who said there's nothing about dignity in what they've yielded. congressman, good to have you. >> hey, neil. >> what now? where does this go? >> it goes to the u.s. senate and i think that harry reid should take it up. most voters do not believe that members of congress, the executive branch officials or the vice president deserve to have any pay increases this year. so it's a common sense measure and saves $11 billion over ten years given our fiscal situation. >> a lot of people look at $11 millio
bone at all. >> so good with the rhyming. >> i know. jesse jackson, watch out. jonathan, thanks, buddy. >>> what's going on in washington is truly outrageous. it's time to shake things up. >> all right. you really have to love your country a lot to risk embarrassing yourself a lot, but that guy in the white wig figured it's a silly dance. we'll get people talking about all this spending and if he can get a partner like former budget boss alice redlynn to join him in the same dance, she's in the big old hat, what the heck. it worked for alan simpson when he was willing to dance for a cause. we'll wake folks up to addressing something serious now. both videos urge stop kicking the can down the former u.s. senator david walker will happily shake to that cause any time. david, a couple of things i discovered about you. you're comfortable in your own skin, and you can't dance. i will. >> we have that in common. you and me both. >> one of the things i liked about this is you were really with a little bit of humor alerting people, particularly young people to a problem right in front of our e
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